05 Minoans and Mycenaens lecture

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Unformatted text preview: Minoan and Mycenaen Civilization Trading Creativity A Unique Type of Civilization Ancient Crete Geographically small No major rivers Infertile soil Trade Possible origin of people: Phoenicia Minoans (2000-1400 BC) Society named for king of Crete (Minos) No defenses Minoans (2000-1400 BC) Infrastructure Aqueducts and sewers Grain storage Cooling and heating systems for the home Palaces had divisions Private Government Religious Public Minoan Trade What is needed to conduct trade? Goods to sell Ships to transport the goods Contacts in the foreign ports (sales) Storage facilities Accounting system (numbers) Minoan Trade Goods to sell Olive oil Wine Saffron (from crocus plants) Metals (especially copper from Cyprus) Grains (especially from Egypt) Copper ingot Minoan Pottery Why was the pottery decorated? Minoan Ships Putting together pictures and accounts allows a model to be built Minoans and Other Seafaring People Pentekonter, single-banked ship with a crew of 50 rowers (25 a side) Bireme, two tiers of rowers Minoans and Other Seafaring People Trireme, three tiers of rowers. Minoans and Other Seafaring People...
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course MFG 201 taught by Professor Terry,r during the Spring '08 term at BYU.

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